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Anahita Suri

Profile of Anahita Suri

Anahita Suri
M.A. History (IGNOU, pursuing)
B.Des. Fashion Design, Otago Polytechnic, New Zealand
Subjects Delivered
B.Des:
• Semester 3- Fashion Atelier: Draping, Elementary Studio: Fashion Basics
• Semester 4- Ethnic Atelier: Pattern Making, Ethnic Atelier: Garment Study
• Semester 5- Pattern Making, Garment Study
• Semester 6- Integrated Structured Lab (Wearable Art), Integrative Studio- Form & Fashion (Wearable Art), Internship Mentorning
• Semester 7- Creative Pattern Making, Craft Based Product Development
• Semester 8- Graduation Project Mentoring
M.Des:
• Semester 1- Fashion Studio 1: Draping
• Semester 2- Design Project
• Semester 3- Craft & Culture, Internship Mentoring
• Semester 4- Graduation Project Mentoring
Area of Competency
• Pattern Making (Womenswear- Western and Indian, Couture, Contouring, Corsetry)
• Garment Construction (Womenswear- Western and Indian, Couture, Contouring, Corsetry)
• Draping (Womenswear- Western, Couture, Contouring, Corsetry)
• Creative Pattern Making
• Design Process & Development
• Indian Crafts Study & Product Development
• Fashion & Art History (Western)
• Final Collections
• Editorial & Creative Writing
Academic Experience
• Assistant Professor, Fashion Design, UID, July 2019 to Present, Gandhinagar
• Assistant Professor, Fashion Design & Fashion Communication (Visiting), NIFT, January 2018 to June 2019, Srinagar, Jodhpur & Kangra
• Assistant Professor & Center Coordinator, Fashion Design, NIFT, September 2014 to December 2017, Bhubaneswar
• Assistant Professor, Fashion Design, Manipal University, June 2014 to August 2014, Jaipur
• Senior Lecturer, Fashion Design, Pearl Academy, April 2011 to May 2014, Jaipur
Publications
• (2021). Immigrant Cultural Acculturation: A Study of Tibetan Clothing in India in Cumulus Roma, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy.
• (2020). Wrap Me Up…Or Not in IFFTI 20120: Kent State University, Kent, USA.
• (2020). Designers as Social Activists in the Context of Craft Clusters in India in Design Challenges 2020, Barreira Art + Design, Valencia, Spain.
• Rajaram, N.J., Prasad, G.H.S., & Belli, Shivkumar (2014). High and Low Culture in Reflections 2014: Contemporary Issues & Trends in Fashion, Retail & Management, NIFT, Hyderabad

Professional Exposure
BACKSTAGE EXPERIENCE
2017 Fashionova- Graduation Show, NIFT Bhubaneswar, India
2017 Spectrum, NIFT Bhubaneswar, India
2016 Fashion Show at Make in Odisha Conclave, Bhubaneswar, India
2016 NIFT Utkalika Fashion Show at Toshali Craft Mela, Bhubaneswar, India
2016 Fashionova- Graduation Show, NIFT Bhubaneswar, India
2016 Fashion Show for Cancer Survivors, Bhubaneswar, India
2016 Spectrum, NIFT Bhubaneswar, India
2015 NIFT Boyanika Fashion Show at Toshali Craft Mela, Bhubaneswar, India
2015 National Fashion Spectrum, NIFT Bhubaneswar, India
2015 Design Sutra, NIFT Bhubaneswar, India
2014 NIFT Boyanika Fashion Show at Toshali Craft Mela, Bhubaneswar, India
2013 Portfolio, Jaipur, India
2012 Portfolio, Jaipur, India
2012 Fashion Show at IFFTI Conference, Jaipur, India
2011 International Fashion Show, Jaipur, India
2011 Portfolio, Jaipur, India
2011 Pearl Academy Fashion Show at Delhi Public School, Jaipur, India
2008 Collections, Dunedin, New Zealand
2008 Zonta Show of Metropolitan Dunedin, Dunedin, New Zealand
2007 Collections, Dunedin, New Zealand
2007 id fashion week, Dunedin, New Zealand
2006 Collections, Dunedin, New Zealand
2006 id fashion week, Dunedin, New Zealand
Achievements
FASHION SHOWS PARTICIPATED IN
2008 Collections, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand
2008 Wool-On Fashion Awards, Alexandra, New Zealand
2008 Hokonui Fashion Design Awards, Gore, New Zealand
2008 Hong Kong Young Designer’s Award, Hong Kong
2008 Zonta Show of Metropolitan Dunedin, Dunedin, New Zealand
2007 Collections, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand
2007 Hokonui Fashion Design Awards, Gore, New Zealand
2006 Collections, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand

• Paper Reviewer for Cumulus Roma Conference, Cumulus 2021
• Master of Ceremonies- For various academic events at UID & NIFT

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